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Woodhill Primary School

SEND

Please read our SEND Information Report to find out about the variety of ways that we at Woodhill identify and support our SEND pupils, to enable them to reach their full potential.

Please read the 2020 - 2021 report below.

The Children and Families Bill requires Greenwich to publish and keep under review information about services they expect to be available for children and young people with special educational needs aged 0-25.

This is the Local Offer.

The intention of the Local Offer is;

  • to improve choice and transparency for families
  • to provide an important resource for professionals in understanding the range of services and provision in a local area
  • to inform the joint commissioning process for children and young people with SEND by setting out in a single place what is available locally

It is central to the ethos of the SEND Green Paper which set out a vision of a new, transparent and holistic SEN system that the Local offer is co-produced with children, young people and their families.

For more details about the Greenwich Local Offer please click here.

Please click the button below to view the following Inclusion based policies:

  • SEND Policy & Information Report
  • Accessibility Policy & Plan
  • Intimate Care Policy
  • Behaviour Policy
  • Positive Handling Policy
  • EAL Policy
  • Child Protection & Safeguarding Policy

Useful Websites

  • SENDIASS - Special Education Needs and Disability Information, Advice and Support Service

https://www.greenwichcommunitydirectory.org.uk/kb5/greenwich/directory/service.page?id=qiyJI_I5DhY

SENDIASS is a free service to Greenwich residents that provides high quality, bespoke, impartial and confidential support to ensure that our service users are at the heart of decision-making processes and are fully informed of their options and rights that affect theirs or their families lives.

  • www.ipsea.org.uk – A useful site for free, legally based Special Education advice
  • www.autism.org.uk – The National Autistic Society website, the main UK charity for supporting people with ASD and their families (contains lots of useful advice and resources)
  • www.attentionautism.com – For more information on Attention Autism and how you can support your child to develop attention and turn-taking skills
  • www.widgit.com/resources - Symbolled resources for different topics and areas of life, including resources for fire safety and about visiting the doctors/dentists
  • www.special-needs-kids.co.uk – An information directory for parents and carers
  • www.iassnetwork.co.uk – Advice and support for parents of children with SEN
  • www.autismuk.com – Lots of information on ASD
  • www.downs-syndrome.org.uk – Advice and support, including booklets to help with independent toileting, sleeping and managing behaviour
  • www.autismspeaks.org – A comprehensive site, with a useful resource library
  • www.oneplaceforspecialneeds.com/main/library_social_stories.html - A really useful set of social stories to share with children, covering topics ranging from coping with a new baby in the family to getting a haircut to making friends. The National Autistic Society website also provides guidance on writing your own personalised social stories

Useful, fun websites with highly visual games for using with your children to consolidate early skills: